[ab-ruh-gey-shuh n]


the act or an instance of abrogating, or repealing: abrogation of the treaty's responsibility.

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Word Origin and History for abrogation

1530s, from Latin abrogationem (nominative abrogatio) "repeal of a law," noun of action from past participle stem of abrogare (see abrogate).

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